Africa Nubia Abyssinia Ancient Egypt 1833 Russell leather book map arts history antiquityBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[African History, African Culture, Nubia, Ancient Egypt, East Africa, Ethiopia, Somalia].
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Nubia and Abyssinia: Comprehending Their Civil History, Antiquities, Arts, Religion, Literature, and Natural History, by Rev. Michael Russell.
Published 1833, Edinburgh by Oliver & Boyd.
440 pages. Fold out engraved map frontis, wood engraved frontis, 12 wood engravings total throughout.
Period full red leather binding, raised gilt bands spine lettering. Stamped corner devices on covers. All edges gilt.
Well preserved, leather remains supple, handsome age patina to binding. Joints scuffed but book is sound, clean and tight. A lovely antiquarian book, nicer than typical.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4 1/4" W.